Crape Myrtle Pocomoke Shrubs
Lagerstroemia indica 'Pocomoke'
Crape Myrtle Pokomoke Shrubs are a unique dwarf-sized, multi stemmed shrub with clusters of dark rosy pink flowers that bloom throughout the summer. The dark green foliage turns rich bronze-red in fall. Very Cold hardy.
|1 Gallon Pot||$26.95||
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|3 Gallon Pot||$46.95||
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|Espoma Plant-Tone Fertilizers||$16.95|
|Treegator Jr. Slow Release Watering Bag||$25.95|
|Mature Height:||2 to 3 feet|
|Mature Width:||3 feet|
|Sunlight:||Full sun to part Sun|
|Habit:||Deciduous, densely branched, compact mound.|
|Classification:||Dwarf / Miniature|
|Flower Color:||Deep rose-pink flowers in mid to late summer through early Fall|
|Foliage:||Small, glossy, dark green foliage emerges maroon; bronze red fall color. Highly tolerant to powdery mildew.|
|Soil Condition:||Any well drained soil|
|Water:||Water well until established.|
|Uses:||Extremely attractive when used in the mixed border, mass planting, or part of a perennial garden. Also try them in containers on the patio.|
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Crape Myrtle Pocomoke Shrubs are best grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun.
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Crape Myrtle Pocomoke is best grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Does well in loamy, clay soils with good drainage. Benefits from a slow-release fertilizer. Overly fertile soils tend to produce lush foliage growth at the expense of flowering with somewhat increased susceptibility to winter injury. Water roots deeply, particularly in dry spells, but avoid wetting the foliage. Plant in a protected location and apply a winter mulch.
We suggest when planting your newly purchased Crape Myrtle Pocomoke plants that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil, you may need to add a locally-sourced compost or topsoil to the backfill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a backfill soil for Pocomoke Crape Myrtles because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots of Pocomoke Shrubs spread through the loose, nutrient-rich soil much easier than if you used solely the existing soil, which more times than not will be hard and compacted. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant too deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole. Bio-tone starter fertilizer is a great starter fertilizer that provides plants with mycorrhizae fungus. It is a naturally-occurring, beneficial fungus that colonizes on the new growing roots of plants. It creates a barrier between the roots of the plant and fungus and pathogens that can cause root rot. We love this product and use it on all plants we install in our own gardens. Bio-tone is a gardener's best friend and can help guarantee your success.